Specimen Information

Ambystoma gracile
Ambystoma gracile
(Northwestern Salamander)
Amphibians-Salamanders
Native Transplant

Specimen ID879864
GroupAmphibians-Salamanders
GenusAmbystoma
Speciesgracile
Common NameNorthwestern Salamander
StateFL
CountyBroward
Localityprivate residence in the city of Fort Lauderdale
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020612
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month12
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on plants
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28033
Author:Rochford, M.R., J.M. Lemm, K.L. Krysko, L.A. Somma, R.W. Hansen, and F.J. Mazzotti.
Date:2015
Title:Spreading holiday spirit and northwestern salamanders, Ambystoma gracile (Baird 1859) (Caudata: Ambystomatidae), Across the USA.
Journal:IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians
Volume:22
Issue:3
Pages:126-127
Commentshitch hiked on Nobile Fir (Abies procera) Christmas tree originating from Oregon
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF-Herpetology 174498
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size7.8cm SVL, 8.5cm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/23/2021].

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